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119871
  • Title
    Warren Perry - 'A biographical sketch of Lieutenant-Colonel T.B.W. James, DSO (1883-1939) : a Gunner Officer of the Australian Staff Corps', 1990
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 6120
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1990
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    119871
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.01 metres of textual material (1 folder) - typescript, photocopy
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Tristram Bernard Wordsworth James (1883-1939), soldier, was born in Hobart and educated there and in Western Australia. He began his military career by enlisting in the volunteer artillery in Western Australia in 1899. In 1911 he was appointed the first adjutant of the Royal Military College at Duntroon; released for active service in April 1916 he enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force as a battery commander in the 7th Field Artillery Brigade with the rank of major, and after six months training in England arrived in France in December 1916 with the 25th Battery. James won the Distinguished Service Order in 1917 for extinguishing a fire in a gun-pit under heavy shell-fire. He held various commands during the war and returned to Australia at the end of 1919. He was promoted lieut-colonel, Australian Military Forces, in 1926, retired in 1931 and died at Battersea, England.
  • Source
    Presented by Major Warren Perry in 1996
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder<br>
  • Finding Aids
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I papers
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1055001
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